Airam Hernández


Born in Tenerife, he began his musical training as a horn player at the Conservatorio Superior de Tenerife, and later graduated with honors in the specialty of singing at the Conservatori del Liceu in Barcelona. He began his solo career as a member of the Opera Studio and, later, in the Soloist Ensemble of the Opernhaus Zürich. The lyrical-coloratura tenor has played a great diversity of roles including Pollione (Norma), Faust (Faust), Edgardo (Lucia de Lammermoor), Alfredo (La Traviata), Fenton (Falstaff), Tamino (The Magic Flute), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Ulysse (Pénélope), Apollo / Dionysos (Orest), among others.
He stars in the world premieres of the recently recovered opera Sardanapalo by Franz Liszt, edited by Audite, and Caruso a Cuba, for which he wins the Schaunard Award for the best individual performance of 2019 in the Netherlands and El Abrecartas di Luis de Pablo al Teatro Real de Madrid. He sang in Dallas Opera, Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse, Opéra National de Lorraine, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Teatro Real de Madrid, Teatro de la Maestranza, Ópera de Tenerife, Opernhaus Zürich, Opéra de Lausanne, Dutch National Opera, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg, ElbPhilharmonie de Hamburg, KonzertHaus Dortmund, Kursaal de San Sebastián, Palacio Euskalduna, Teatro La Fenice, Teatro Filarmónico de Verona, Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro Verdi di Padova, Teatro Nacional de Sao Carlo de Lisboa, Weimar Halle, Theater Basel, Perm Opera, among others.

He sang other the baton of conductors such as Gustavo Dudamel, Teodor Currentzis, Fabio Luisi, Karel Chichon, Nicola Luisotti, Giovanni Antonini, Nello Santi, James Conlon, Riccardo Frizza, Ivor Bolton, Víctor Pablo Pérez, Juanjo Mena, Lucas Macías, Jesús López-Cobos, among others.
He has worked with directors such as Barrie Kosky, Bob Wilson, David Pountney, Laurent Pelly, Anne Delbée, Robert Carsen, Claus Guth, Gilbert Delfo, Stefano Poda, Damiano Michieletto, Hans Neuenfels, among others.
His simphonic repertoire include Magnificat and St. Matthew’s Passion (Bach), Requiem and Davide Penitente (Mozart), Christ on the Mount of Olives and Symphony 9 (Beethoven), Lobgesang (Mendelssohn), Szenen aus Goethes Faust (Schumann), Misa de Gloria (Mascagni), Die sieben letzten Worte Christi am Kreuz (Franck), Misa criolla (Ramírez), among others.

He has worked with orchestras such as Staatskapelle Weimar, MusicAeterna, Staatskapelle Dresden, ORCAM, Orchestre Symphonique de Nancy, Euskadiko Orkestra, Orquesta Sinfónica de Gran Canaria, Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, among others.
He sang recitals in Spain, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, China y Japan.

His upcoming performances include his debut in the roles of Arcadio (Florencia en el Amazonas), Ismaele (Nabucco), Grigoriy (Boris Godunov), and Federico García-Lorca at the world premiere of El Abrecartas, in addition to new performances such as Pollione and Alfredo.


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